Obama's previous advisers stood in the way: Suskind
Barack Obama's advisers during the 2008 financial crisis had great influence over the U.S. president's decisions during that time, sometimes even standing in the way of them, says "Confidence Men" author, Ron Suskind.
Fabricación Integrada por Ordenador. Curso preparatorio
La asignatura optativa Fabricación Integrada por Ordenador, se ha diseñado para ofrecer a los alumnos de Ingeniería Técnica que cursan la especialidad de mecánica, una serie de conocimientos que les ayuden a profundizar en la automatización de los procesos de fabricación y conocer el papel que los equipos informáticos (PC) y los computadores lógicos programables (PLC) juegan a la hora de controlar y automatizar dichos procesos de fabricación.
7.2 The importance of the market and the state: neo-liberalism and neo-Marxism To begin with neo-liberalism, it is a key premise that the market is the primary means of coordinating economic activity, including the allocation of people to jobs. This assumes that rational actors make judgements about their earnings prospects to decide their best options – training to improve employability, as in Mandy's case, or accepting subsistence-level earnings, as Tamarla Owens did. To neo-liberals, both Mandy and Tamarla Owens would have used information they gleaned in their eve
To begin with neo-liberalism, it is a key premise that the market is the primary means of coordinating economic activity, including the allocation of people to jobs. This assumes that rational actors make judgements about their earnings prospects to decide their best options – training to improve employability, as in Mandy's case, or accepting subsistence-level earnings, as Tamarla Owens did. To neo-liberals, both Mandy and Tamarla Owens would have used information they gleaned in their eve
Expect further market turmoil says Sweden's finance minister
Sept. 24 - Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg is warning global markets could see further weeks of volatility. He added European banks need to tap private markets to strengthen their core capital given the debt crisis.
The worst board in America
Peter Lauria, Reuters' Editor-in-Charge of technology, media and telecom for the U.S., reveals his short-list of companies with the worst board-of-directors -- but only one takes home the prize for "Worst in Show."
Talking Spell Check
Trial begins for Jackson's doctor
Sep. 27 - Opening statements begin in the trial against Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, who is accused of providing and failing to monitor medication that led to the pop star's untimely death. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Alexander the Great - The Campaign - Rome
This 14:28 video is about the accomplishments of Alexander. A timeline and map would help students understand the magnitude of his battles.
Transplant is a large-scale photographic sound installation. Photographer Tim Wainwright and sound artist John Wynne have produced this thought-provoking and unique work after spending a year as artists-in-residence at Harefield Hospital, one of the world’s leading centres for heart and lung transplantation. Funded by Arts Council England and working with rb&hArts, they photographed and recorded patients, the devices they were attached to or had implanted in them, and the hospital itself. This
Reis rond de wereldwonderen Dit is een spel over de zeven wereldwonderen. In groep moeten de kinderen eerst informatie zoeken en verwerken tot goede vragen. Pas dan kan het eigenlijke spel gespeeld worden. Heel wat vaardigheden worden hier op de proef gesteld: sociale …
Dit is een spel over de zeven wereldwonderen. In groep moeten de kinderen eerst informatie zoeken en verwerken tot goede vragen. Pas dan kan het eigenlijke spel gespeeld worden. Heel wat vaardigheden worden hier op de proef gesteld: sociale …
This video has a "movie trailer" feel to it, including moving music, informative text, and vibrant images and the Tundra. This would be a great "hook" to use in an introductory lesson on biomes or the tundra. (03:13)
Hundred Years War - The French Victory
This video does not have narration. It uses images and graphics to provide a 5:28 review of this war. A timeline for the students might help follow this fast paced video. It can be muted without sacrificing learning.
Apple's future without Jobs is unclear
Oct 6 - Some analysts believe Apple is well-positioned for the future without its energetic leader Steve Jobs, but some are not so sure. Sasha Salama reports.
Paul Willis (Student Resistance to School)
Paul Willis outlining his basic ideas on Sociology of Education.
Interactionism; Looking Glass Self and Labelling
An outline and description of Interactionist ideas on the labelling theory and self fulfilling prophecy. Images and text are set to upbeat music for the first 2 minutes of the movie. Five minutes.
Teacher's Guide to: Time Traveling With Fossils-(Powerpoint Format)
Short (10 slide) introduction to fossils, converted from PowerPoint to animated format. This clip was developed for 9th grade year students by Australian science teachers. There is no audio but could easily be adapted to fit teacher needs. Some of the concepts touched on are as follows: what exactly is a fossil, are fossils the real bones and shells of dead animals, are there fossils in the earth of all the trillions of animals that ever lived, what happens to the skin and other soft parts of th
UK retailers feel the heat
Sept. 30 - UK retailers fear a dip in winter clothing sales as Britain enjoys unseasonably warm weather. Kirsty Basset reports.
Slaviansk separatist in Ukraine denounces Geneva deal
April 21 - Ukrainian separatists in Slaviansk reject calls to lay down their arms, as a European mediator visits the rebel-held city. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For ove